BA | Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

CalSouthern’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Courses

The online psychology courses that comprise the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program at CalSouthern are listed below.  In addition to a selection of general education courses, the program includes required and elective psychology courses as well as general electives.

Required Core Courses

Lower Division Courses

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Upper Division Courses

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Psychology Elective Courses

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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General Education

English

Lower Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Humanities

Lower Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Math

Lower Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Natural Science

Lower Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
Back


Upper Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
Back


Social Science

Lower Division

PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues

Credits : 3
This course covers the issues and ethics encountered in the helping professions. Learning how to engage in ethical decision-making within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics is essential given the complexities inherent in practice. Multicultural perspectives, diversity issues, and key social justice concepts are addressed in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on positive ethics and enhancing services offered to clients.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Examine the code of ethics
  • Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
  • Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
  • Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
  • Describe community mental health and social justice
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
Back


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